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May 24, 2018 2:55 PM Aseefa Bhutto visits Sabika Sheikh’s family

KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, daughter of Benazir Bhutto, visited the residence of the deceased Sabika Sheikh in Karachi, and offered her condolences to the family. The 25-year-old had taken to Facebook to pay her accolades to Sabika Sheikh who became s victim of gun violence on May 18th in Texas’ Santa Fe High School where she studying since the past year as an exchange

May 23, 2018 11:06 PM Malala calls Sabika Sheikh’s father, extends condolences

LONDON: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday telephoned father of Sabika Sheikh and condoled over the death of his daughter. During her conversation with Aziz Sheikh, Malala said the nation has been deprived of a brilliant girl. She also spoke with Sabika’s sister. Malala said she shared the grief of Sabika’s family. Sabika Sheikh’s father said he wanted

May 23, 2018 4:54 PM Saudi Ambassador visits AFIRM Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Saeed Al-Malkiy visited Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFIRM), Rawalpindi on Wednesday. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the Ambassador met the war wounded soldiers and inquired their well being. He was given detailed briefing on the role and contributions of AFIRM, the premier rehabilitating

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Sri Lanka warns of Tamil separatist resurgence

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka´s president Saturday warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic war. Maithripala Sirisena said government forces had failed to quash the Tamil rebels´ separatism, although they were militarily conquered by May 2009 following

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM SL warns of Tamil separatist resurgence

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president on Saturday warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic war. Maithripala Sirisena said government forces had failed to quash the Tamil rebels’ separatism, although they were militarily conquered by May 2009 following

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM 8 killed in Afghan sports stadium blasts

JALALABAD: As many as eight people were killed and 45 wounded by multiple explosions at a sports stadium in Jalalabad late on Friday night, officials said. The blasts occurred at a football stadium in the city that was hosting a cricket match at the start of the holy month of Ramazan, Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the provincial council said. He said the blasts

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM India to halt operations in IHK for Ramazan

SRINAGAR: India will suspend operations against militants fighting its rule in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) during the holy Muslim month of Ramazan, the government said on Wednesday. The move follows weeks of sporadic violence in the Muslim majority territory at the heart of decades of hostility between India and Pakistan, both of which claim the region 3

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM PFUJ seeks probe into violence on journalist in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Afzal Butt and Secretary General Ayub Jan Sirhindi have expressed concern over the events that took place against journalists in Balochistan. In a joint statement issued here Tuesday, they condemned the events that were patronised by the government in Balochistan under the patronage 6

May 13, 2018 12:00 AM Farooq Sattar terms May 12 carnage ‘a conspiracy against MQM’

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Dr Farooq Sattar on Saturday called the May 12 incident "a conspiracy against MQM", said a Geo News report. On May 12, 2007, at least 48 people were killed and over 140 injured in the city after a major portion of Sharea Faisal turned into a battlefield as opposing political groups clashed with one another 2

May 13, 2018 12:00 AM Civil society wants gun control laws implemented

PESHAWAR: The members of the civil society organisations at a seminar here on Saturday called for collectively efforts to bring an end to the misuse of weapons. The representatives of the Blue Veins, Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Network, Chapirchal and TransAction spoke at the seminar held in connection with the Global Week of Action against Gun Violence